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Definitions for greasy
ˈgri si, -zi; ˈgri zi; ˈgri sigreasy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginousadjective

    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

    "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"

  2. greasy, oilyadjective

    smeared or soiled with grease or oil

    "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"


  1. greasyadjective

    Having a slippery surface; having a surface covered with grease.

  2. greasyadjective

    Containing a lot of grease or fat.

  3. greasyadjective

    detestable, unethical.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Greasy

    composed of, or characterized by, grease; oily; unctuous; as, a greasy dish

  2. Greasy

    smeared or defiled with grease

  3. Greasy

    like grease or oil; smooth; seemingly unctuous to the touch, as is mineral soapstone

  4. Greasy

    fat of body; bulky

  5. Greasy

    gross; indelicate; indecent

  6. Greasy

    affected with the disease called grease; as, the heels of a horse. See Grease, n., 2

  7. Etymology: [Compar. Greasier (); superl. Greasiest.]


  1. Greasy

    Greasy is a census-designated place in Adair County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 387 at the 2000 census.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. greasy

    Synonymous with dirty weather.

Anagrams for greasy »

  1. gayers, gyrase, yagers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of greasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of greasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of greasy in a Sentence

  1. Johnny Gaudreau:

    We have 40 shots in both games, but we’ve got to get someone in front of the net, we’ve got to take the goalie’s eyes away and find a way to score some greasy goals.

  2. Brayden Schenn:

    Greasy elbow by Josty, i understand he’s going into the battle but you’ve got to know how to control your elbow and not get it up in a D-man’s face.

  3. Jeff Woolmer:

    Right now my tank is in real need of some love and care. The battery needs to be replaced and the inside is a bit grimy and greasy. but I'm hoping to get it up and running in the next few weeks and there's even the potential to get it road legal.

  4. Taylor Hall:

    It was a greasy goal, for sure, it wasn’t a perfect game for me. I still have another level to get to personally, but as a team we came together and won a game and that’s all you can ask for.

  5. Philipp Grubauer:

    It was n’t our best game, but it was good to get the win, we dialed it up a notch in the last period. We feel pretty comfortable in those tight games. Tonight was a greasy one to finish that road trip.

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    one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
    • A. nidus
    • B. ventricle
    • C. meerschaum
    • D. preponderance

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